Azure for Education
The developer tools and learning resources students and educators need to build cloud-based skills.
Dream it. Build it. Live it.
Build, deploy, and manage applications with comprehensive Azure cloud services. Whether you’re a student getting started, an educator teaching advanced workloads, or just interested in building cloud-based skills in your community, we’ve got the cloud development resources you need.
Prepare your students for cloud-based tech careers with Azure. Provide professional developer tools, software, services, and educational content to your faculty and students with a low-cost subscription to Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
Help students in your community build cloud skills
Bring learning opportunities to your community, whether it’s your family, a club, or your local school. Get started with these resources and tools to help students build the skills they need for the future.
Compete in Microsoft Imagine Cup
Imagine Cup empowers the next generation of computer science students to team up and use their creativity, passion, and knowledge to create applications that shape how we live, work, and play. Every year tens of thousands of students from across the globe compete for cash, travel, prizes, and the honor of taking home the Imagine Cup.
Host a workshop
Use GitHub hosted labs to bring AI, machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to your community workshop. Each hands-on lab contains step-by-step instructions to help you build intelligent applications with popular Azure products.
Take a free coding course
Start learning today with free learning paths and labs to improve coding skills. Whether you’re just starting out or you have some coding experience, Microsoft Learn has a path for you.
Create a computer lab in the cloud
Easily set up and provide on-demand access to preconfigured virtual machines to support your classroom, workshop, or hackathon.
Learn more about student programs and offers
Take advantage of a variety of programs, resources, and career opportunities to help students pursue careers in technology or any other industry.
Universities are doing great things with Azure
“By using Azure Notebooks, students aren’t hindered by installation issues. They can just start working straight away. All they need is a decent browser and an Internet connection.”
“We tried several solutions and found that many cloud-based IoT platforms are overly complicated for what they do. Among the possible options, Azure was the best choice to get this done.”
Students build a prosthetic solution using Azure
In July 2018, two students from Canada won the Imagine Cup and took home $85000 plus $50000 in Azure grants for designing an accessibility-focused solution. They created smartARM, a robotic prosthetic hand that calculates the appropriate grip for objects by utilizing Microsoft Azure Machine Learning and Computer Vision.